Scottish Water awards wastewater contracts for housing development
Hampshire-based WPL has won three supplier framework contracts for wastewater treatment plant and equipment with public utility Scottish Water. The contracts cover both hire and purchase agreements and the first hire plant will soon be installed at Winchburgh, a fast-growing £1 billion residential development 11 miles west of Edinburgh.
WPL technical director joins BSI wastewater committee
WPL’s technical director Andrew Baird has been accepted to the British Standards Institute (BSI) as a member of its committee on wastewater treatment plants. Baird will join as British Water’s representative in Working Group 41, helping shape two British Standards (BS) that will also contribute to European Norms (EN). BS EN 12566-3:2016 is the standard […]
WPL wins wastewater contract for Quorn plant
Richard Smith, process engineer at Marlow Foods said, “This is an exciting time for Marlow Foods as we expand our site and workforce and increase production of Quorn. Making sure we meet our environmental obligations is very important to us and our world-leading brands and we look forward to working closely with WPL to meet this requirement.”
Hydrodynamics overhaul delivers improved SAF efficiency
WPL SmartCell™: Andrew Baird said, “The configuration of the treatment process and hydraulics in packaged wastewater treatment plants has been under explored and, as our research shows, it was ripe for optimisation. When whole-life equipment costs are considered, there are a number of ways packaged wastewater treatment systems can be made more efficient.
Northumberland National Park visitor centre selects WPL package treatment
WPL HiPAF®: Stuart Evans, Sill Project Director of Northumberland National Park said, “The Sill will be much more than a visitor attraction – it will enable us to reconnect with our landscapes and our heritage. It is important that we seek the highest environmental standards in all our construction and operational activity to minimise disruption to the natural beauty of the area.”
WPL looks to Europe for growth in domestic packaged treatment plant
Gareth Jones, managing director of WPL said, “France is our closest trading partner and we are committed to the growth of the WPL Diamond within the French market. The technical expertise of a company like WPL is valued by our European clients, and it is a market where a high amount of technical input is required, a need which is unlikely to diminish post-Brexit.”
Yorkshire Water to install WPL HiPAF in rural village
WPL HiPAF®: Due to the aesthetics of both the village and the surroundings, minimal visual impact of the product will be required. The design of the HiPAF Modular is completely below ground, meaning that it will not impede the scenic views of the Yorkshire Dales and requires only a small excavation.
WPL lands contract for wastewater treatment at Ebbsfleet
WPL Hybrid-SAF™: Package treatment specialist WPL has landed one of its biggest-ever projects – to build the wastewater treatment plant for Castle Hill, Kent – the first phase of the Government’s new garden city to be built at Ebbsfleet Valley. The new town of Ebbsfleet is one of the most important developments in the south of England, with plans to build 15,000 new homes for a planned population of 40,000.
‘Floating’ treatment plant overcomes tight waste site
WPL DAF: Simon Kimber said: “One of the things that made this job challenging was the unknown composition of the black bag run-off. Household waste can contain a huge variety of substances, including animal products, medicines, chemicals, oils and food waste.”